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Transport Operations Manager

Michael Page
65000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Transport / Distribution / Logistics
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

An opportunity for a skilled Transport expert to run a key operation for a leading distributor.

Client Details

Our client is an established leader in the FMCG distribution sector.


As the Transport Operations Manager you will be responsible for overseeing a large fleet and team of drivers, ensuring that all aspects of this busy distribution operation run effectively and efficiently.

  • You will be the principle Operator License holder on site, taking responsibility for the overall performance of the department and the achievement of key performance indicators.
  • As the budget owner for the function, you will be commercially aware, using both data and management information in order to meet and exceed performance expectations.
  • Monitor and report on transport performance metrics.
  • Ensure compliance with all transport legislation and regulations, ensuring the safety of your team.


A successful Transport Operations Manager will live within a commuting distance of North London and be able to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Proven experience in leading a fast paced and complex transport operation.
  • Multi-temperature transport experience would be advantageous.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills (100+ heads), with staff engagement at the core.
  • Previous budgetary experience required.
  • Customer focused in your approach.
  • A continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary in the range of GBP65,000 - GBP70,000 per year.
  • Additional benefits including a car allowance, private health insurance and pension scheme.
  • 25 days holiday, with the option to purchase more.
  • A supportive company culture that values innovation and collaboration.

We encourage all eligible candidates who are looking to advance their careers with a leading logistics organisation to apply.

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